My Every Day Obervations

A blog dedicated to the things that I find interesting in the world and on the internet.

Complaining About Your Salary? Think Again.

I came across this really interesting post on the BBC’s website. Its an interactive tool that allows you to to compare your personal earnings against the national average of other countries. Way to go Luxembourg, I no idea that your people have the most money! However, if you’re complaining about your salary then try this tool , it may put your life into perspective! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17543356

Top 5 Average Monthly Wages (Purchasing Power Parity Dollars)

1. Luxembourg ($4,089)

2. Norway ($3,678)

3. Austria ($3,437)

4. United States ($3,463)

5. United Kingdom ($3,065)

Bottom 5 Average Monthly Wages (Purchasing Power Parity Dollars)

1. Tajikistan ($227)

2. Pakistan ($255)

3. Philippines ($279)

4. India ($295)

5. Kyrgyzstan Republic ($336)

Xbox 360 + Kinect Giveaway!

I’m having a giveaway to help my friend promote his new website called Coupon Code Scout. The site launched earlier this year and to celebrate he is sponsoring a very awesome giveaway (his own personal xbox and accessories). Below are the details of the prize and how to enter. On July 1st, 2012 he will randomly pick a name from a hat and that person will have the prize shipped to them for free (within the United States & Canada). Stay tuned for the results and best of luck!

In order to enter you must:

  1. Reblog this post (that’s it!).
Included will be:

1. Xbox Console (4GB)

2. Xbox Kinect

3. Wireless Controllers (x2)

4. HDMI plus standard cables

5. Games (x8)

   a. Fifa 2011

   b. Unreal Tournament 3

   c. Assassins Creed 2

   d. Street Fighter 4

   e. Dance Central (Kinect)

   f. Motion Sports (Kinect)

   g. Kinect Adventures (Kinect)

   h. Zumba Fitness (Kinect - not pictured)

Shameless Plug

Although the site is still in production it already has thousands of exclusive deals for the majority of well know stores. It is definitely worth checking out if you shop frequently online or if you wish to provide any feedback that would also be greatly appreciated! Feel free to share this with anyone that might be interested.

Youth and Our Future

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We invite you to read this informative infographic from Thomson Reuters which looks at the planet’s youth. Those under 25 now make up 43% of the world’s population and their numbers are higher in developing countries. 

Check Out This Brain Teaser

I’m not going to give it away, but once you figure out what your looking at, you won’t be able to see anything else!

Can you guess all 8?

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Bill Cunningham InstaBike NYC
This Saturday, and it sounds like great fun: “Juice up your iPhone, put some air into your tires and come join us for a fine fall day with great photographers, great views, great laughs, and your first hot cider of the season from Union Square Farmer’s Market. We’ll embark on a 3-hour pedal-powered photo hunt, ending with drinks, food, gifts, prizes and raffles in Brooklyn - all in support of CLIMATE RIDE CALIFORNIA 2011.”

whatiseenow:

Bill Cunningham InstaBike NYC

This Saturday, and it sounds like great fun: “Juice up your iPhone, put some air into your tires and come join us for a fine fall day with great photographers, great views, great laughs, and your first hot cider of the season from Union Square Farmer’s Market. We’ll embark on a 3-hour pedal-powered photo hunt, ending with drinks, food, gifts, prizes and raffles in Brooklyn - all in support of CLIMATE RIDE CALIFORNIA 2011.”